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Job, Calling, and Legacy in My Career

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015


Remnant Review I received this as a private email yesterday. I have been a long time subscriber and look forward to reading your articles daily but I can’t help but to feel sorry for you. You work too much. You are no longer a young man, you are old. You are heading toward the final […]

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Teaching Literature With Movies

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015


I teach literature after 1938 by teaching movies — mostly American movies. Here’s why: http://www.ronpaulcurriculum.com/public/6276.cfmThere is an academic bias against movies as literature. Yet movies are clearly literature: stories that grab our attention. How many novels can a student read in a semester? How many movies can a student see? If we teach by examples, […]

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Wanted: Online Video Math Teachers

Written by Gary North on July 10, 2015


[Note: the position for grades 3 and 4 is filled. That was fast! I will consider sample lessons for grade 5.] The Ron Paul Curriculum wants three elementary arithmetic teachers, grades 3-5 . . . or maybe only two, if one of them can teach two courses simultaneously. Payment: you will get $25/student per course, […]

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Marva Collins, RIP

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015


Marva Collins has died at age 78. In 1975, she retired from teaching in the Chicago public schools. She took her small retirement account of $5,000 and started her own school, Westside Preparatory Academy. It was located in the Chicago ghetto. There, she taught an introductory class of four students, one of whom was her […]

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Bullies, Principals, and Parents

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015


This is the most important question for every institution: “Who’s in charge here?” The second question is this: “To whom do I report?” Then there is this question: “What are the rules?” Then this: What happens if I either obey or disobey?” Finally, this: “Does this outfit have a future?” To understand how these questions […]

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